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Much More Than Sumo

Sylvester Gross-Hamburger, Staff Member May 29, 2023

As American martial arts undergo a crisis, with UFC spiraling under the concussed reputation of Dana White’s PowerSlap and growing infighting within major wrestling promotions like WWE/F, a new scene...

Japanese Fashion Designers

Japanese Fashion Designers

Maile Quenzer and George Martin May 26, 2023

Fashion in America as we know it today is an amalgamation of styles and influences from cultures all around the world. One country that has produced some of the most influential fashion designers in history...

Hammer Time

Hammer Time

Mairead Averill May 26, 2023

Garfield Theatre is kicking into high gear for its biggest show of the year, Matilda the Musical. Since January, Garfield Theatre’s various departments have been hard at work constructing the world of...

Browsing for Bok Choy

Leo Carlin, Staff May 26, 2023

While the “Asian” section of western grocery stores has expanded greatly in the past few years, there is still no better place to find the widest variety of Asian foods than Seattle’s dedicated Asian...

Graphic by the CDC

The Conclusion of COVID (?)

S. Avalon Leonard, Staff May 26, 2023

On January 31, 2020 the Department of Health and Human services declared that COVID-19 presented a public health emergency. Since then, the declaration has been renewed 13 times. But on May 5, the CDC...

AAPI Allstar Athletes

Unity Jirkovsky-Gual and Jeremy Cogswell May 26, 2023

Interview with Katie Fiso and Zoe Ozretich:  Q: What sport do you play and how long have you played it?  Zoe: I have been playing soccer since I was in first grade. They kind of just gather up...


On Friday, May 26th, Garfield’s Asian Pacific Islander Student Union (APISU) will host AAPI Fest in the Garfield gym. The affinity event for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) identifying students...

Scandalous Sports

Jordana King, writer May 1, 2023

People love sports. Athletes dedicate their entire lives to their craft. So why are sports scandals as common as they appear to be? Whether it’s conspiring with outsiders or lying to referees, cheating...

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